Tag: joseph attah

Evaluating Nigeria’s border policy 6 months on

Despite pressure from its neighbouring West African countries, Nigeria continues to insist on compliance with the ECOWAS Protocol as a condition for relaxing its border restrictions. Deputy Comptroller and PRO of Nigeria Customs Service, Joseph Attah tells states that never at any time was a January terminal date set for Nigeria’s border restriction and also talks economic gains and progress with Nigeria's neighbours, six months on. He joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.

Nigeria’s closed borders: Who wins?

Despite a continuous spike in inflation and complaints of revenue losses by businesses, Nigeria's borders will remain closed until January 2020. CNBC Africa’s Samuel Onalaru has more on this story.
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